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United States COVID-19 Statistics

33,772,753
Confirmed Cases
Updated on May 18, 2021 4:09 pm
601,296
Total deaths
Updated on May 18, 2021 4:09 pm
5,924,831
Total active cases
Updated on May 18, 2021 4:09 pm

The Fed is not always honest about where it’s headed

Lets come back, a while, to where we were on Tuesday:The Federal Reserve has triggered its third high-profile retrenchment in the past three months....

Why Warren Buffett is right about virtual currencies

Some Bitcoin fans are pleading with Warren Buffett to quit railing against virtual currencies, and even talking up silver and gold.This may seem like...
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Artur Davis: Florida and Michigan Are Arguably the Largest Colliding Landmasses in the United States

On this weekend, the National Japanese American Historical Society in Los Angeles will host a luncheon marking the one-year anniversary of its Koreatown Walking...

A former gang member with multiple charges was on the run before his arrest for four killings

This is the fourth shooting over the past year in which Alexander Gregory, who was arrested on Tuesday and charged with murdering two women...

Muriel’s Singer Soho: A History of the Soho House’s Most Eligible Bachelor (And Heroine)

Muriel’s Singer Soho, situated between Tenth and Eleventh streets in Soho and between Prince and Varick Streets in Alphabet City, was once a center...

The business of selling ‘free’ vaccinations

Just a couple years ago, when growing numbers of parents refused to vaccinate their children, public health officials were the ones offering protection to...

Technology

The battle between the tech giants for corporate middle ground is fierce

The battle between the tech giants for corporate middle ground is fierceThe relentless competition between tech giants to be thought of as a public...

Tesla isn’t taking bitcoin anymore, and the fee for using it tripled

Over the weekend, Tesla said it will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment for its cars. The announcement comes just two weeks after it...

East Coast oil pipelines back up after Alabama spill, Maryland pipeline closes

The Colonial Pipeline System, the main artery for Texas oil imports into the East Coast, began to reconnect to an Alabama oil terminal, a...

Jeff Bezos thinks Amazon should try to build its own kind of drone delivery system

“And let’s just say, when we bought Amazon,” Bezos explained, “we understood very early on, there are lots of ways to put money into...

Markets should be more focused on what Jeff Bezos wants to do at Amazon

It turns out Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has some unusual taste in technology — or maybe it’s just one of his quirks.Earlier this year,...

FTC to add Lina Khan, a reporter at Bloomberg Politics, to its staff

A U.S. Senate committee approved Lina Khan, a graduate student at Harvard Law School and a journalist, to serve as an assistant director of...

Dear Santa, I’m dying to see if I can give away my cable box.

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesDear Santa,How I hate my TV.I don’t have cable. I don’t have a pay TV package. I’ve never been locked into...

History of the Colonial Pipeline, from its beginnings as an old steamboat to its current incarnation as an industry superpipe

When Colonial Pipeline announced in October that it was shutting down its pipelines, the supply situation in the U.S. quickly became a national crisis.The...

Business

Spotify charts the different tastes of your favorite listeners

Like roman candles, diverse genres are glowing across Spotify, a service that boasts 60 million monthly listeners. But the reasons these songs are popular...

Target discontinues all sales of Pokemon Go trading cards

POKEMON Go fans will have to work a little harder to find the cards that teach them how to catch ’em all.The retailer Target...

Senate leaders mount unified front against a government shutdown

The prospect of negotiating a compromise to avoid the so-called government shutdown has an unusually strong bipartisan flavor, where Senators Schumer and McConnell seem...

Why the Boomer Geezers Are Suddenly Attending Church

In this cycle, church-affiliated retail investors are throwing their weight into the stock market for the first time in more than 25 years, as...
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Sport News

Who will the Lightning face in the first round?

This week, at roughly 4:14 p.m. on a weekday, Tom Wilson walked out of the press box of Madison Square Garden, located directly behind...

Shown Here, James Caminiti of the San Antonio Spurs preps for a 1972 game against the Dallas Mavericks. (The Cavs would go on to...

Tim Duncan is the greatest player ever to put on a Spurs uniform.To be fair, that’s what Michael Jordan said — but we’ll get...

The experts on American Pharoah, Dixie Chicks and the Derby. (Warning: Video contains language some people may find offensive.)

A Bay Area worker prepares to be fitted with a feeding tube at the 24-hour nursing ward in Bayview California. The facility once held...

Recipes

The Editor Who Created ‘People Like Us’ Is Pitching Facebook Cows

Celebrities with usernames on Wikipedia that are as simple and iconic as Santa Claus and Tupac have become not just internet legends but media...

Why I’ve been buying Giorgio Armani glasses for years

Over the years, I’ve met several designers of excellent frames. Armani’s collection has been mine since I was in high school, which was too...

The centuries-old recipe for a dairy dessert called Leches was the brainchild of the godfather of Jewish cooking

It’s unusual to find a food created during the Middle Ages but actually so magical. One of the best vegetarian foodies I know is...

Arts

Curtis Fuller, Tenor Saxophonist and Spiritual Voice, Dies at 88

Curtis Fuller, the towering tenor saxophonist who fused deep spiritual wisdom and an artful, rhythmic technique into his work, has died, his friend and...

See Who Re-Released Nicki Minaj’s New Songs in 2018

Nicki Minaj is back with another batch of new music, and it includes a collection of songs with Lil Wayne and Drake. Check out...

I’m 53 years old and I still miss this sitcom called ‘The Nanny’

Take me away!“I fell in love with you when I was just a young girl,” she says sweetly at the beginning of the third...

Jurors’ Picks: The best of international film shorts

Where can new American directors work today? A&E offers five wild and boisterous adventure movies from A&E Television Networks’ film library in The International...
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Travel

Dozens of missiles fired at Gaza in new wave of violence

Gaza: Amid concerns that an attack on the enclave would lead to prolonged bloodletting, Israel is using tanks, artillery and attack helicopters to attack...

In Congress, Democrats Press On With Proposal for Russian Election Probe

At an empty U.S. Capitol, a starkly different world, Democrats on Wednesday night pressed forward with a bipartisan proposal to create a task force...

Curtis Fuller, Tenor Saxophonist and Spiritual Voice, Dies at 88

Curtis Fuller, the towering tenor saxophonist who fused deep spiritual wisdom and an artful, rhythmic technique into his work, has died, his friend and...

See Who Re-Released Nicki Minaj’s New Songs in 2018

Nicki Minaj is back with another batch of new music, and it includes a collection of songs with Lil Wayne and Drake. Check out...